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Australia makes gains on AV policy and legislation

Publish date 13 Feb 2019

The National Transport Commission (NTC) today welcomed the KPMG 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index that shows Australia is progressing well on automated vehicle (AV) policy and legislation. The report compared selected nations on progress and capacity for adopting AV technolo

HVNL review: Terms of reference and expert panel announced

Publish date 21 Jan 2019

The Transport and Infrastructure Council has approved the terms of reference for the Heavy Vehicle National Law Review. Transport ministers have also appointed a panel of experts with expertise in productivity and experience across the transport sector to guide the review. The exp

NTC examining driver distraction and the Australian Road Rules

Publish date 11 Dec 2018

The National Transport Commission (NTC) is examining the effectiveness of the Australian Road Rules relating to driver distraction. NTC Acting Chief Executive, Dr Geoff Allan, said the current approach was developed in 1999 when mobile phones were used primarily for calls and text,